Diary of Brigham Young, page 061

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Identifier diary_brigham_young.xml
Title Diary of Brigham Young 1857
Creator Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Subject Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Utah--Governors; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--United States--Biography; Utah War, 1857-58
Description This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L. (editor)
Date 1980
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3366 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 10
Coverage 1857
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
ARK ark:/87278/s6t152wp
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Letters; Mormon pioneers
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 061
Description Afternoon Elders Martindale & Cook gave accounts of thier missions. Elder Levi Stewart arrived at 1 O.C. P.M. not much fresh news. (See "Deseret news." Evening attended circle. large meeting. had a Spir- ited good time. I have never Seen the time Since I obeyed mes& the Gospel when the people Seemed more united than they are at present to resist the powers of darkness, and defend and maintain the rights of Isreal Monday 17. Sent to Bro Peter Conover letter of Instruction. Attend- [ed] to usual buisness of the day. Last evening had a long conversation with Bra++ Stewart. `The news is that-General Harney was to com- mand the expedition to Utah-Co1 Sumner is ordered to pursue Cheyennes until Snow falls-the troops have been withdrawn from Spirit Lake-where there is an Indian war-to send them to this place.G2 never intended to give the final order to burn everything, despite all the detailed preparations that were madk of stacking stra\$ in and around buildings so they could be fired easily. William Jennings, one of Utah's most prosperous merchants, when interviewed years later by H. H. Bancroft for his History of C~tnh, made this statement about the "Move South": "Some gr[and] political move done for effect--don't knol\ as I would say just what I thought of it-1 remained at Provo. Thought if I could stay at Provo[,] Could remain at S. I,. City. but for effect removed my children--4ftelward the President of the U. S. could say: if you will return to your homes and sa) so and so, I will do so and so for you-thus satisfying the American people." "Utah Notes-Mr. Jennings in Conversation," Bancroft Library. 62The command of the Army of I;tah \vas first given to General 1jVilliam S. Harney, but troubles in Kansas pronlptrd his retention there. Command was then given to Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston on .4llgrlst 28, 1857. Johnston, holvever, was 61
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329010
Reference URL